A brand new computer should be running perfectly like a well-oiled machine. For one thing, it has a few software. You can’t suspect Internet viruses and spyware.  Give and take a week, and you start installing programs and other peripherals (games, Internet connection, video players, etc). You install these programs so your Windows boots up, and takes up memory while running.   Then you  admire your PC for its sheer speed. […]

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When your PC is new you shouldn’t have any trouble starting it up. The usual loading time happens in seconds—unless you have an old computer model. Generally, computers start to slow down about 10 months after purchase. Certainly, this issue doesn’t come up for no reason. For starters, you should be asking yourself what software and program did you install on your PC. How to avoid slow start up Keep […]

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Have you experienced shutting down your computer, and then be surpised by it rebooting? Automatic shutdown and automatic restart are part of the Windows recovery settings. Whenever Windows encounters a fatal error, it will automatically restart. The cause may be any of the following: a software or driver incompatibility, a BIOS problem, or a change in the recovery settings. However, it is also possible that Windows has just automatically updated, […]

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For anyone who has been around computers a lot, the “blue screen of death” can be the most dreaded and hated of all computer errors. It’s called the “blue screen of death” because of its background color, which is a bright cobalt blue, and the nature of its error message, which usually informs the user of a  large-scale problem with the machine’s hardware. And then, if your PC runs on […]

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It used to be the Blue Screen of Death that pushes an inexperienced computer user to anxiety attacks. Now, it’s the locking down or crashing of a computer’s system that besiege even the experienced ones. Crashing or locking down are not part of the Windows recovery setting. Instead of automatically shutting down and immediately rebooting, the computer just freezes up – the applications won’t close, the mouse cursor won’t move, […]

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Just like any device, laptops generate heat. They already have a cooling system in place, but because of their small size, the cooling system is also small, and sometimes inadequate in cooling down the laptop’s processor. However, a laptop’s bottom can get so hot it can burn one’s skin. Why does this happen? Blocked Air Vent One cause of a laptop heating up is the inadequate air flow through the […]

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It used to be normal to run a personal computer on just 128mb of memory. Oh, those were the days! Now operating systems like Windows require at least 512mb of memory before it can run on your computer. And even when you have 512mb, you would probably need to upgrade to 1gb or higher so you can run memory-hogging applications without your computer lagging, or freezing up. With each version […]

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